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Suspended FSU WR has felony reduced

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A new development has cleared the path for the return of Jesus Wilson to Florida State.  How soon that happens, however, remains to be seen.

According to, Wilson has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor theft after originally being charged with a felony in connection to the “borrowing” of a scooter earlier this month.  As for punishment meted out by the courts, the wide receiver will perform 30 hours in a work camp and serve a probationary period of one year.

Additionally, he’s already made restitution.

July 9, Wilson was arrested and charged with the theft of a motor scooter back on June 11.  Here are some of the pertinents from the reports:

The keys were in the ignition, making a getaway rather easy. The owner of the moped, Sebastian Bellini, informed police he thought he dropped the keys. Soon after the alleged theft, Wilson crashed the vehicle with damages costing $882.13. When police investigated the accident Wilson told police he had borrowed the scooter from a friend. When asked to identify the friend who had allegedly lent him the vehicle, Wilson failed to show up to a photo lineup. Wilson later sent the police a statement claiming to have taken the bike, which led to an arrest just days later.

Because of the felony charge, Wilson was automatically and indefinitely suspended according to FSU policy. Based on the fact that the charge was dropped to a misdemeanor, he’s now eligible for reinstatement.

Wilson was a three-star member of the Seminoles’ 2013 recruiting class who caught three passes for 23 yards as a true freshman. Provided he’s back with the team, Wilson’s expected to play a bigger role in FSU’s offense in 2014.

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13 Responses to “Suspended FSU WR has felony reduced”
  1. tideman1 says: Jul 31, 2014 9:05 AM

    Just following his QB’s lead

  2. ttalarico says: Jul 31, 2014 10:03 AM

    Of course he will return.
    It’s FSU!

  3. nolesfan52 says: Jul 31, 2014 10:08 AM

    Tideman1 don’t be a prick Bama has had the same issues out of their KIDS. They are all young minded men trying to live up to the nations expectation and also be a young man/student athlete at the same time. Most of the kids come from nothing. So to put them in an environment that is nothing but partying on top of being on a college team that’s on television every Saturday is a lot of a young mind that has not developed. Now there are some young men that have matured sooner but that is normally kids without any shaky structure at home. I know of adult that can’t manage bills and work. But we ask these KIDS to go to school, work small jobs and practice/play at an elite level to sell tickets for extracurricular activities and also be a part of making the school as a whole grow!

  4. sammadison says: Jul 31, 2014 10:26 AM


  5. dhardy8207 says: Jul 31, 2014 12:43 PM

    I didn’t know that it is customary for a universtity to have a “go to attorney” for athletes. By a little research it appears that this attorney is the “go to man” for any FSU athlete in trouble with the law regardless if their on suspension or not…

    Wonder who’s paying this attorney’s fees, FSU athletics or boosters?

  6. alsaceman says: Jul 31, 2014 1:17 PM

    “Wilson was automatically and indefinitely suspended according to FSU policy.”

    According to FSU policy??

    Where was that policy when Jameis Winston was accused of rape?

  7. whenwilliteverend says: Jul 31, 2014 1:49 PM

    If he had gone to the SEC the athletic department and boosters would have just paid off the police department to cover it up completely.

  8. funksouljon says: Jul 31, 2014 2:00 PM

    Alsace, perhaps you missed the subtle difference between accused and charged. But that’s your answer.

  9. stoicpaisano says: Jul 31, 2014 2:06 PM

    Sebastian Bellini
    One more time, but let me really hear the music in it!

  10. mrbuckeye says: Jul 31, 2014 3:18 PM

    Since when are 18 and 19 year olds considered kids? They order off the adult menu don’t they? They can vote can’t they? Quit calling these young adults kids. They are young, immature adults.

  11. mauldawg says: Jul 31, 2014 5:23 PM

    FSU has many Lawyers on speed dial. FSU is a joke when it comes to thug players. Be proud FSU fans!!

  12. musketmaniac says: Aug 1, 2014 12:43 PM

    we’re looking at this wrong. We should be praising the Seminoles faith in Jesus. thank god I am an atheist.

  13. kansacity88 says: Aug 2, 2014 4:17 AM


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